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New England's ports, long past prime, seek to stage comeback
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- The noise and bustle of nearby neighborhoods fade away at New Haven's sprawling port. An oil and chemical tanker floats placidly at a dock. A tug pushes a barge out in Long Island Sound. Only occasionally do trucks rumble up to a scrap metal business or deliver materials for road work.... 9/5/2015 1:33 PM

Fishing in New Bedford: 3 centuries and still going strong
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- For three centuries, fishing has been a way of life in New Bedford - and it's still going strong.... 9/5/2015 1:24 PM

Jailed clerk vows not to back down, no resolution in sight
GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) -- Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will spend Labor Day weekend in isolation at the Carter County Detention Center with her Bible and her clear conscience.... 9/5/2015 6:47 AM

Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther King.... 9/4/2015 10:06 PM

Plainclothes cops keep eye out for Times Square hustlers
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department is using undercover and plainclothes officers to respond to concerns about the topless, painted women who have become a summer sensation.... 9/5/2015 2:41 PM

Black couple uses housing law to sue over slurs, threats
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Citing a sliver of civil rights-era legislation more commonly used as protection against discriminatory landlords, a black couple is suing their former neighbor and a north Georgia city they say failed to stop him from harassing them.... 9/5/2015 9:41 AM

Houston-area sheriff's deputy remembered during funeral
HOUSTON (AP) -- Thousands of law enforcement officers stood at attention to form a wall Friday outside one of Houston's largest churches as a 21-gun salute and flyover by police helicopters were carried out in honor of a slain sheriff's deputy.... 9/5/2015 11:14 AM

As crisis grips Europe, a look at how US takes in refugees
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Europe is struggling with a surge of refugees and immigrants that has resulted in countless deaths, including that of a 3-year-old Syrian who washed up on a beach in Turkey and has become a symbol of the crisis.... 9/5/2015 4:03 AM

Arson was cause of Planned Parenthood fire in Washington
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -- A pre-dawn blaze that heavily damaged a Planned Parenthood clinic was arson, fire investigators in Washington state determined Friday.... 9/5/2015 4:07 AM

Biden's wife may share his misgivings about another race
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the Bidens are emotionally equipped for another campaign.... 9/5/2015 7:00 AM

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